March 28, 2013

Help for struggling writers

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William Van Cleave is an exceptionally good teacher. A teacher trainer and educational consultant, he spoke on teaching writing. Click here for his excellent handout, which covers many stages of writing: from forming letters to revising essays. One example of what I liked are his exercises on varying sentence structure. Once our students can construct […]

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February 22, 2013

Software and technology tools

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My local Virginia support group, GiftsNVA, had the privilege of hearing Joan Green. Joan helps parents find software and other tech tools to help their special children. Joan’s newest book is out,┬áThe Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education.┬áThis gold mine of resources includes technology to improve verbal expression, to improve auditory comprehension, and […]

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